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Spondylarthropathies

"Spondylarthropathies" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Heterogeneous group of arthritic diseases sharing clinical and radiologic features. They are associated with the HLA-B27 ANTIGEN and some with a triggering infection. Most involve the axial joints in the SPINE, particularly the SACROILIAC JOINT, but can also involve asymmetric peripheral joints. Subsets include ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS; REACTIVE ARTHRITIS; PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS; and others.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Spondylarthropathies" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Spondylarthropathies" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 11 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2017 and 2023
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